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High-Performance, High-Precision Injection Molded Components | Sodick and Friends Webinar

  DECEMBER 2 @ 1 PM CST   SumikaSuper LCPs: Key Enablers for High-Performance, High-Precision Injection Molded Components In many industry segments, market pressures to increase performance while reducing costs, improve molding consistency and productivity, and lower material usage are causing designers to consider higher performing polymers. An interesting aspect they are learning is that […]

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Micro Molding Medical and Drug Delivery Device Case Studies I Sodick & Friends

  November 11 @ 1 PM CST   Micro Molding Medical and Drug Delivery Device Case Studies Micro molding applications have skyrocketed in medical and drug delivery applications in recent years with the increased need for condensing and adding components in tiny spaces. Using Industry 4.0 analytics drive next generation device functionality and understanding micro molding […]

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“Sodick & Friends” Webinar Series

Schaumburg, IL – With today’s social distancing challenges and travel restrictions, businesses are adapting and doing more virtually.  This is why, Sodick/Plustech recently launched the “Sodick & Friends” webinar series. Participants can take advantage of having an online webinar streamed live from our Chicago-area headquarters/showroom. Some past topics include: Automating in an Automated World: Protecting […]

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Advantages of Laser Plastic Welding | Sodick and Friends

October 28 @ 1 PM CST   Advantages of Laser Plastic Welding – Compared and Contrasted to Other Welding Methods Laser plastic welding, in addition to being the ‘cleanest’ plastic welding method, has many other advantages to consider when evaluating technologies for assembly and manufacturing of your plastic products. Hot plate, vibration, non-contact IR and ultrasonic […]

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Principles of Non-Newtonian Rheology and the Characteristics of Extreme Shear Rates | Sodick and Friends

  Principles of Non-Newtonian Rheology and the Characteristics of Extreme Shear Rates Rheology is the study of the flow of liquids as well as the deformation of solids. In the realm of Plastics Engineering, the specific study of non-Newtonian fluids is an absolute necessity in finding success. In contrast to fluids that follow classical Newtonian […]

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Polymer Material Considerations for Implantable Medical Device Applications | Sodick and Friends

October 7 @ 1 PM CST   Polymer Material Considerations for Implantable Medical Device Applications Implantable medical device applications present their own set of challenges due to the strong regulatory compliance and high risk involved. Depending on the desired performance, devices could remain intact in the body or could be reabsorbed with time. Proper material selection […]

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The First Step to Industry 4.0 | Sodick and Friends Webinar

October 7 @ 1 PM CST   Novel Multivariate Shrinkage Sensing Technology for Injection Molding – First Step to Industry 4.0 The rapid growth of the plastics injection molding market in the past couple of decades is also a growing pain for the manufacturers due to increasing quality and regulatory requirements in almost all the molding […]

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Sodick & Friends – Beaumont on Aug 19

What is Flow Grouping – and Why Should You Care? How do we utilize Flow Grouping to determine the source of fill imbalances in multi-cavity molds? How can you use Flow Grouping to get to the root cause of your imbalances faster? Beaumont’s Kevin Rottinghaus will answer these questions and more as he dives into the […]

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Sodick & Friends – NuTec on Aug 5

Automating in an Automated World: Protecting Profit Over the Long Haul. Automation is not just for high-volume applications where people simply can’t keep up with demand. In reality, automation actually spans many processes and unique applications that are critical to any innovation-minded business. Even so, profitability still remains the fundamental driver for these companies, and the […]

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